Ghit (was: "wear out stay")

sagehen sagehen at WESTELCOM.COM
Fri Mar 31 14:38:10 UTC 2006

>Sorry, I just can't accept "Ghits". ;-) The initial "gh" pushes me into
>expecting something like "ghostly" and overrides the possible pronunciation
>"jee-hits". I'll stick with "googits".
>-- Mark
Perhaps just hyphenating it would help. I don't like "ghit" for its
resemblance to the contemptuous British "git."  But I don't like "googits"
either.  "Googlits" might not be bad.

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